Itravelnaked – Magazine Street

New Orleans New Orleans. The Crescent City. The Big Easy. How does one explore all that a city has to offer when its heritage and culture are as rich and hearty as a cup of smoked turkey gumbo? Well, mon ami,...

Itravelnaked – New Orleans Part 1

New Orleans. The Crescent City. The Big Easy. How does one explore all that a city has to offer when its heritage and culture are as rich and hearty as a cup of smoked turkey gumbo? Well mon ami, it isThe Big...

ITravelnaked: The View From Seat A-12

ITravelnaked by Al O'Neil On the street, backpack laden and looking through 5:30 am eyes, one can feel Habana, its uniqueness reverberates off every wall down every street. The once grand Estacion...

Itravelnaked – CUBA Part III

Paladares Another program implemented during the ‘Special Period” was Paladares. The Cuban government allowed residents to open restaurants out of their homes in the vein as casa particulars. In some...

Itravelnaked – CUBA Part II

Casa Particulars When the Soviet Union collapsed, the Cuba economy began circling the bowl. This time in Cuba’s history is called “The Special Period”. The Cuban government put in place economic...

Itravelnaked – CUBA – Part I

I don’t usually travel to lose my baggage The flight to Cuba is scheduled to arrive late evening. Pity, I wanted to see Varadero’s famed white beaches from the air. All that is visible is the lights of...

New Travel Feature: Itravelnaked

The Hoop and Holler is happy to introduce our latest regular feature "I Travel Naked".  A local Portage la Prairian and his wife caught the travel bug early on in life and share some of the stories and...